chapter 13 374 384 outline

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APUSH Kaplan December 8, 2006 Chapter 13 Outline of pp. 374-5; 378-284 I. Internal Expansionism A. The triumph of the railroad 1. American expansionists wanted to acquire new territories for growth and development of country 2. Railroads moved people and goods over great distances quickly 3. Formed American economy in 1840s and 1850s a. Improved track construction led to decrease in shipping costs b. Spurred domestic iron industry c. Sold stock to public- federal government bought stock 4. First built in South Carolina and Maryland in 1830s 5. Canals were cheaper than trains, limiting their initial growth a. Cities resisted using trains because they had invested in canals 6. Rails began to extend and by 1860 every state east of the Mississippi had rail service B. The Industrial Revolution takes off 1. The factory mode of production was extended to many goods a. Wool production- weaving and processing now in single place, no longer at different locations beginning in 1830s b. Coal and iron regions- eastern Pennsylvania- iron forged
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This note was uploaded on 08/20/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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